Novice monks in Pindapatha to invoke blessings

25 April 2018 12:52 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A Pindapatha, organised by the Colombo Municipal Council and the Ministry of Buddhasasana to coincide with Vesak, was held in Colombo this morning giving an opportunity to lay people to perform the meritorious deed of offering food to the monks.  Several novice monks took part in the Pindapatha and were seen being helped by the laity. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana

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  • Siri de Alwis Wednesday, 25 April 2018 02:44 PM

    Poor guys. Life long in a temple. When poor parents don't have other options they are compelled to become priests for free food, cloths and lodging.Siri

    ANTON Wednesday, 25 April 2018 03:12 PM

    DON'T THESE LITTLE KIDS HAVE RIGHTS TO GO TO SCHOOLS ?

    Labby Wednesday, 25 April 2018 03:25 PM

    They will be provided the necessary 'schooling'

    vithura Wednesday, 25 April 2018 04:54 PM

    Even Prince Siddhartha was an adult before becoming a seeker thus, to deprive these kids their childhood does not look right by any standards.

    Katie Thursday, 26 April 2018 09:42 AM

    this is called robbing a child of his childhood rights and mothers' love

    weyaja Thursday, 26 April 2018 03:25 PM

    these childs lifes going to dark. my opinion.


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